Definition of Hematopoiesis

1. Noun. The formation of blood cells in the living body (especially in the bone marrow).




Definition of Hematopoiesis

1. Noun. (hematology cytology) The process by which blood cells are produced; hematogenesis. ¹

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Definition of Hematopoiesis

1. [n -POIESES]

Medical Definition of Hematopoiesis

1. The formation and development of blood cells involving both proliferation and differentiation from stem cells. In adult mammals usually occurs in bone marrow. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hematopoiesis

hematomal
hematomas
hematomata
hematopathologist
hematopathologists
hematopathology
hematophagous
hematophagy
hematophanite
hematophilia
hematophobia
hematopoeitic
hematopoeitic stem cell
hematopoesis
hematopoieses
hematopoiesis (current term)
hematopoietic
hematopoietic cell
hematopoietic cells
hematopoietic stem cell
hematoporphyria
hematoporphyrin
hematoporphyrins
hematoses
hematosin
hematosis
hematotherma
hematothermal
hematotoxicity
hematoxylin

Literary usage of Hematopoiesis

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1. Disease of the Blood by Paul Ehrlich, Carl von Noorden, Adolf Lazarus, Felix Pinkus (1905)
"The methods which stimulate hematopoiesis. Those measures will be considered which exclusively or largely meet this indication. 2. ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"At the time of birth, the primary site of hematopoiesis is the bone marrow, with active hematopoiesis occurring in all marrow cavities (Schalm, l964). ..."

3. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"Hématologie Measures hematopoiesis, the process of producing blood cells, is one of a number ... One aspect of hematopoiesis—erythropoiesis (red blood cell ..."

4. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"Because its toxic effects are dose dependent, however, significantly impaired hematopoiesis usually occurs only in people with severe ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Stohlman, F.. in "Regulation of hematopoiesis" (AS Gordon, ed.), Vol. 1, p. 317. Appleton-Century- Crofts, New York (1970). 13. ..."

6. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"... promoting Pb toxicity Supplementation may decrease Pb absorption and toxicity (ie, hematopoiesis depression); does not affect redistribution of Pb to ..."

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